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The Richness of Biblical Liturgy and A Humble Appeal for Living Worship

On Sunday, August 22 the following messaage was presented as part of the Christian Heritage Conference at Christ Covenant Church, Matthews, NC   The Richness of Biblical Liturgy and a Humble Appeal for ‘Living Worship’[i] John 4.20-26, Psalm 84.1-4 Michael … Continue reading

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On the Preparation of the Pastoral Prayer

A Letter Written to Students Preparing for the Pastorate: On the Preparation of the Pastoral Prayer My Dear Students, I know that one of your primary concerns as you consider your calling to the pastorate is sermon preparation. And this … Continue reading

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Elizabeth’s Song: An Advent Sermon

The next movement in the Symphony of Christmas after Mary’s opening happens as Mary travels from Nazareth to the hill country of Judea.  One commentator has written that: “[Mary] probably traveled fifty to seventy miles from Nazareth to Zechariah’s home … Continue reading

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The Field of Music: Cultivating Hearts for the Implanting of the Word of God

The following essay will appear in © 2009 Small Things, Big Things: Inspiring Stories of God’s Grace (P&R Publishing, to be released November 1, 2009: a preview page and pre orders are available on the publisher’s page here). And David assembled … Continue reading

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A Liturgy for Thanksgiving for the Adoption of a Child (with Baptism)

A note on this entry: This liturgy for baptism is first and foremost a baptismal liturgy. It happens to also be one adapted to the adoption of a little one. The Order seeks to support and encourage the adoptive family … Continue reading

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